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New Orleans to Drop ‘Hornets’ by 2013-14?
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On June 19, 2012 @ 6:42 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
A sources with knowledge of the team’s thinking said the franchise’s rebranding is already under way, but that a name change has not been formally requested to the NBA. A new team name could be in place by the 2013-14 season.
When (Hornets owner Tom) Benson signed an agreement to purchase the Hornets for $338 million on April 13, he immediately said he wanted the team’s name to be more identifiable with New Orleans.
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